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JCertif 2012 - Call For Paper : The biggest Java/Andoid Community Event in Africa !!

JCertif 2012 Call for Papers Now Open -- http://www.jcertif.com!

As some of you already know. The next edition of JCertif is coming and will take place on September 03th-09th in Brazzaville, Congo.

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Added by Max Bonbhel on June 7, 2012 at 12:48am — 1 Comment

Congo's deadly arms depot blasts (Donate to Congo)



@Leaders : please share this message within your communities


To all IT communities in Africa,
This is a great initiative from Lamine, the JUG Manager of Senegal



Many of you have probably heard this sad news from Congo, Brazzaville about the accidental arms depot blasts…
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Added by Max Bonbhel on March 6, 2012 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Java 7 Launch events in Africa (photos)!!

The month of July was a global gathering for all Java Communities around the world to say "Hello" to Java 7.

JUG-AFRICA also hosted multiple events to celebrate Java 7 (see the photos below). I have traveled in Africa to give technical Java7 talks and met with hundreds of vibrant Java and Android developers. In Dakar, Senegal (July 7), Brazzaville, Congo (July 9) and… Continue

Added by Max Bonbhel on August 7, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Java Certification SCJP 6 : CongoJUG offers free courses and workshops





Once again, the CongoJUG…

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Added by Max Bonbhel on May 4, 2010 at 11:49pm — No Comments

JUG-AFRICA is now a member of the Java Community Process (JCP) program

I'm pleased to announce that JUG-AFRICA is now a member of the Java Community Process (JCP) program.
Any member of affiliated JUGs is also part of the JCP through their association with JUG-AFRICA.…
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Added by Max Bonbhel on March 26, 2010 at 1:55am — No Comments

JUG-AFRICA Cooperation plan and Agenda





There is my proposal for JUG-AFRICA agenda. Feel free to comment and add interesting ideas.

I will detail each point in my blog later.

  • Continue to affiliate JUGs and…
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Added by Max Bonbhel on March 9, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

JUG-AFRICA on Java.net front page today

It sounds really great !!

Take a look... http://java.net/



Thanks to Kevin Farnham the Java.net Editor



Kevin post : http://weblogs.java.net/blog/editor/archive/2010/03/02/jug-africa-promotes-continent-wide-collaboration

or

http://bit.ly/9QMdPQ



My new blog on Java.net… Continue

Added by Max Bonbhel on March 2, 2010 at 1:53pm — No Comments

CongoJUG new Website www.congojug.com

I have just launched CongoJUG new Website. www.congojug.com
Thanks,

Added by Max Bonbhel on February 3, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Oracle strategy for JavaOne/JUG/Java champion : What impact for our communities?

Some of you have participated in the conference call today morning lead by Justin Kestelyn and Mary Lou Dopard from Oracle about JavaOne and Java communities.



This is my understanding and what I heard:

JavaOne

2010:

- JavaOne 2010 will still run at Moscone Center (San Francisco, Ca)

- No change on content (focus on Java technology)

– No change in process and revue

- CommunityOne still on the agenda

After 2010:

- JavaOne will become a traveling… Continue

Added by Max Bonbhel on January 27, 2010 at 9:55pm — No Comments

Did you say JUG? Java User...What?

Is it still possible to ask this question in 2010?



Isn’t the answer obvious ?



Well no ! It was the question I was asking myself three years ago, even though I had been working as a consultant and Java trainer for seven years. In 2007, my ex-colleague Éric Marcoux (Oracle ACE Director) suggested I join JUG Québec (Canada). I said JUG ? Java User…What ?



Several months later, I went to JavaOne 2008 and… Continue

Added by Max Bonbhel on January 9, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

Umbrella Java User Group AFRICA

I have just created JUG-AFRICA wich will be an umbrella Java User Group (JUG) for the entire continent that country JUGs or individual JUGs can affiliate with.

Like Congo JUG, Togo JUG, RDC-JUG (Kinshasa) and Cameroon JUG are on the track to join JUG-AFRICA.



Why JUG-AFRICA ?



The idea behind JUG-AFRICA is to allow JUGs located within Africa to collaborate globally in ways that will ultimately benefit Java… Continue

Added by Max Bonbhel on December 30, 2009 at 5:03pm — No Comments

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When you create a profile for yourself you get a personal page automatically. That's where you can be creative and do your own thing. People who want to get to know you will click on your name or picture and…
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